By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three ways Asian American clients might cope with the culture conflict.
-Explain why the “Empty Chair” technique might be inappropriate for Asian American clients.
-Explain three important points to incorporate in counseling African American clients.
-Explain two ethical issues raised by Gerald’s case.
-Explain the difference between acculturated and assimilated Hispanic client.
-Explain the two main conflicts in Luisa’s case.
-Explain examples of pseudosecrecy statements that should be avoided with Native American clients.
-Explain at what stage will a minority client transfer anger and depreciation to a counselor from the dominant culture, now seen as an instrument of oppression,
-Explain what complicates the definition of therapy guidelines even for the conscientious and well-intentioned counselor and therapist.
-Explain according to Kocet, what is the first attitude and belief a counselor should have in order to develop appropriate cross-cultural intervention strategies and techniques.
-Explain the ethical principle of "doing good" by keeping the client from harm and aspiring to benefit the client.
-Explain the culture poverty thesis.
-Explain narratives, according to Bruner (reference in the article by Kerl, Stella B.; Using Narrative Approaches to Teach Multicultural Counseling.)
-Explain according to Harley et al., what is at the core of the construction of racialized and sexualized hatreds and of socioeconomic meritocracy and classism (reference in Harley, Debra et al.; Race, Class, and Gender: A constellation of positionalities with implications for counseling; Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development; Oct. 2002; Vol. 30.)
-Explain the Code of Ethics broadened the concept of family.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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